New Storm System to Bring Additional Rainfall to Area

May 2, 2017 | Latest News
by Tim Church SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Following a brief intermission, a new storm system is expected to dump additional rainfall across the area over the next couple days. Steve Runnels with the National Weather Service in Springfield shares the bad news is unfortunately more rain is coming, but the good news is the major rainfall will remain to the north of the Branson area: http://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/142
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Kimberling City Bridge Reopens After 24 Hour Closure

May 2, 2017 | Latest News
Kimberling City Bridge on May 1st, 2017 Photo:Stone County Emergency Management by Tim Church KIMBERLING CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Transportation reopens the Kimberling City Bridge following a sufficient drop in water levels and a thorough inspection of the underside of the bridge. The bridge, which carries Route 13 traffic over Table Rock Lake, was closed around mid-morning on Monday after water levels rose high enough to su
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Willis Sharp

May 2, 2017 | Latest News
Funeral services for Willis Sharp age 79 of Lampe, Missouri will be held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, May 6, 2017 at Mt. Olivet Freewill Baptist Church in Blue Eye with Rev. Dale Kester officiating. Burial will follow in Blue Eye Cemetery under the direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home in Branson. He died May 1, 2017 at his home in Lampe. Willis was born on September 9, 1937 in Cedar Glades, Arkansas the son of Clarence L. and Elsie L. Hulsey Sharp.
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Water Levels Remain Steady as Table Rock Dam Continues Flow Release

May 2, 2017 | Latest News
by Tim Church BRANSON, Mo. – The Table Rock Lake Corps of Engineers continues to release 62-thousand-500 cubic feet of water per second from Table Rock Dam. In a news release, the City of Branson Emergency Management staff shares water levels remained steady overnight and no changes are expected today. The management staff adds they are also monitoring the developing system that could bring an estimated one and a half inches of additio
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Battlefield Woman Injured in Lawrence County Vehicle Crash

May 2, 2017 | Latest News
by Tim Church MOUNT VERNON, Mo. – A woman from Battlefield is injured in a two vehicle crash Monday evening, 11 miles east of Mount Vernon in Lawrence County. The Missouri Highway Patrol reports 65-year-old John Keller of Springfield was traveling eastbound on I44 at 5:30 p.m., when he struck another eastbound vehicle in the rear, being driven by 51-year-old Pamela Huffman of Battlefield. Huffman was transported to Mercy Hospital in Sp
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Monday Scores, Tuesday Schedule

May 2, 2017 | Latest News
HS Baseball Hillcrest 9 Branson 8 Ava 8 Forsyth 3 Sparta 10 Bradleyville 1 Hurley 12 Wheaton 2 Class 1 Softball District at Forsyth Crane 18 Bradleyville 0 Galena 18 Hurley 2 Today Baseball Carthage at Branson Fordland at Hollister Forsyth at Galena Billings at Blue Eye Crane at Clever Bradleyville at Hurley Cassville at Monett Soccer Branson Girls at Republic ...read more Source:: HomeTown News Feed
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Assessor: Destroyed Property Claim Forms Available

May 1, 2017 | Latest News
by Sam Clanton FORSYTH, Mo. – Taney County Assessor Chuck Pennel is asking property owners impacted by flooding to contact his office. Specifically, he says if your residential property sustained structural damage making it unable to be occupied, you can request a Destroyed Residential Property Claim Form, which will be sent to you by the Assessor's Office. Pennel says the value of the residential property will be removed on a pro-rata bas
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Volunteers join Branson employees to stave off catastrophe

May 1, 2017 | Latest News
BRANSON, Mo. - City leaders put out a call for volunteers to help them fill and stack sandbags on Sunday and Monday. Their big concern is one of the ... ...read more Source:: <a href=https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://www.ky3.com/content/news/branson-volunteers-sandbags-sewer-plant-420965063.html&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjdiZjkwOTg4ODJlYTI1YTE6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNHDjWM0FGMSkdFyZyIywOaTeZkASg target="_blank"
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SGF Woman Injured in Douglas Co. Crash

May 1, 2017 | Latest News
by Sam Clanton DORA, Mo. – A woman from Springfield is hurt in a single-vehicle crash on State Highway 181 at the Twin Bridges in Douglas County. State troopers say 67-year-old Mary Ancipink was northbound at 3 p.m. Monday, when her van traveled off the roadway and struck a mailbox and a fence. Ancipink was transported by ambulance to Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains for treatment of moderate injuries. ...read more Source:: HomeTown N
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With nearly 10 inches of rain dumped in SW Mo., many around Branson applaud approach to ...

May 1, 2017 | Latest News
BRANSON, Mo. -- People kept stopping to take pictures of the water flowing over Table Rock Dam and through its flood gates on Monday. Some say it ... ...read more Source:: <a href=https://www.google.com/url?rct=j&sa=t&url=http://fox4kc.com/2017/05/01/with-nearly-10-inches-of-rain-dumped-in-sw-mo-many-around-branson-applaud-approach-to-managing-flood/&ct=ga&cd=CAIyGjdiZjkwOTg4ODJlYTI1YTE6Y29tOmVuOlVT&usg=AFQjCNHeVg2J98cm8iY
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